April 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Editor Patti Lee Gauch Talks About the State of the Picture Book

What’s the secret behind a successful picture book? Although the best ones are often informational, they’re also mischievous, subversive, and exhilarating, says Patti Lee Gauch, a former editorial director at Philomel Books who has edited three Caldecott-winning books.